Background Note | HBS Case Collection | June 1999 (Revised November 1999)

Processes of Strategy Definition and Implementation, The

by Clayton M. Christensen and Jeremy Dann


Strategy definition is not a short, discrete process. Rather, outside influences (market, political, technological, etc.) and the company's own resource allocation process continually reshape an organization's strategy.

Keywords: Disruption; Management Practices and Processes; Resource Allocation; Strategic Planning; Situation or Environment; Strategy;


Christensen, Clayton M., and Jeremy Dann. "Processes of Strategy Definition and Implementation, The." Harvard Business School Background Note 399-179, June 1999. (Revised November 1999.)